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SSC COMBINED GRADUATE LEVEL


TIER 1
FIRST SITTING Exam Held on: 16.05.2010
Reasoning
Directions: (1 8): In each of the following questions, select the related letters / word /
number from the given alternatives
1. ACEG : SUWY :: BDFH ?
(1) TVZX

(2) RTZV

10. (1) Heat


(3) TVXZ

(4) RTVZ

2.
(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(1) 83

(2) 81

(3) 36

(4) 18

(2) 17

(3) 20

(4) 30

(3) 38

(4) 36

(2) 39
(2) Cow

(3) Tiger

(2) Policy

(3) H

(4) D

(2) CMAL

(3) TGRF

(2) QRTUZ

(3) IXYOQ

dictionary?

(4) Hen

(3) Savings

(1) Inventory (2) Involuntary (3) Invisible


(4) Invariable (5) Investigate
(1) 4, 2, 5, 3, 1

(2) 4, 5, 1, 3, 2

(3) 2, 5, 4, 1, 3

(4) 4, 1, 5, 3, 2

16. Find the next two letters in the given series?

8. ADBC : EHFG :: ILJK:?


(2) MPNO

(2) Y

15. Arrange the following words according to the

(4) Risk
(1) MOPN

(4) Storm

(4) WFGOP

7. Patrol : Security::Insurance:?
(1) Money

(3) Tide

14. (1) ABJNM

6. Sty: Pig::Byre:?
(1) Eagle

(2) Current

(4) FRTK

5. ABE : 8:: KLO:?


(1) 37

11. (1) Wave

13. (1) ZKXJ

4. 6:11::11:?
(1) 6

(3) Bulb

(4) Electricity

12. (1) X

3. 5:27::9:?

(2) Light

BCEHL?

(3) ORPQ

(1) XY

(4) MPON

(2) MN

(3) QW

(4) OP

17. Which one set of letters when sequentially

Directions:

(9

14):

In

each

of

the

following questions, select the one which is


different from the other three responses
9. (1) 25, 36

(2) 144, 169

(3) 100, 121

(4) 9, 64

placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall


completer it?
a_ b _ a_ _ n_ b b_ a b b n
(1) abnabb

(2) bnbban

(3) bnbbna

(4) babban

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18. Find out a set of numbers amongst the four

25. Ashoks mother was 3 times as old as Ashok

sets of numbers given in the alternatives, which

5 years ago. After 5 years she will be twice as old

is the most similar to the numbers given in the

as Ashok. How old is Ashok today?

question.

(1) 10 years

(2) 15 years

Given (6, 30, 90)

(3) 20 years

(4) 25 years

(1) 6, 42, 86

(2) 7, 42, 218

26. M is the son of P. Q is the granddaughter of O

(3) 6, 24, 70

(4) 8, 48, 192

who is the husband of P. how is M

19. Which one number is wrong in the given

related to O?

series?

(1) Son

126, 68, 70, 41, 14

(4) Father

(1) 98

(2) 70

(3) 126

(2) Daughter

(3) Mother

27. In a row of boys. Srinath is 7th from the left

(4) 41

20. Arrange the following in the meaningful /

and Venkat is 12th from the right. If they

logical order:

interchange their positions, srinath becomes 22nd

1. Exhaust

2. Night

4. Sleep

5. Work

3. Day

from the left. How many boys are there in the


row?

(1) 1, 3, 5, 2, 4

(2) 3, 5, 1, 4, 2

28. From the given alternative words select the

(3) 3, 5, 1, 2, 4

(4) 3, 5, 2, 1, 4

word which cannot be formed using the letters of


the given word:

Directions:

(21

24):

In

each

of

the

Given: IMPASSIONABLE

following questions, a series is given with

(1) IMPASSABLE

(2) IMPOSSIBLE

one

(3) IMPASSIVE

(4) IMPASSION

term

missing.

Choose

the

correct

alternative from the given one that will

29. Only one meaningful word can be formed by

complete the series.

rearranging the letter of the given jumbled word.

21. 3, 4, 7, 11, 18, 29, ___?___

Find out that word.

(1) 31

(2) 39

(3) 43

(4) 47

Given: MUSPOPAPOTIH

22. AGMSY, CIOUA, EKQWC, ____?____

(1) METAMORPHIC

(2) PHILANTHROPIST

IOUAG, KQWCI

(3) HIPPOCAMPUS

(4) HIPPOPOTAMUS

(1) GMSYE

(2) FMSYE

(3) GNSYD

30. Which number is wrong in the given series?

(4) FMYES

1, 9, 25, 50, 81

23. 975, 864, 753, 642, ___?___

31. A bus leaves Delhi with half the number of

(1) 431

women as men, At Meerut, ten men get down

(2) 314

(3) 531

(4) 532

24. 8, 24, 12, ____?____ 18, 54


(1) 28

(2) 36

(3) 46

and five women get in. now there are equal

(4) 38

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number

of

men

and

women.

How

many

decide which of the given conclusions, if

passengers boarded the bus initially at Delhi?

any, follow the given statements:

(1) 36

34. Statements:

(2) 45

(3) 15

(4) 30

32. If the day before yesterday was Sunday,

P. All men are women.

what day will it be three days after the day after

Q. All women are crazy.

Tomorrow?

Conclusions: I. All men are crazy

(1) Sunday

(2) Monday

II. All the crazy are men

(3) Wednesday

(4) Saturday

III. Some of the crazy are men.


IV. Some of the crazy are women

Directions: (33) In the following question,

(1) None of the conclusions follows

one statement is given followed by two

(2) All the conclusions follow

assumptions I and II. You have to consider

(3) Only I, III and IV follow

the statement to be true even if it seems to

(4) Only II and III follow

be at variance from commonly known facts.

35. If HOSPITAL is written as 32574618. In a

You have to decide which of the given

certain code, how would POSTAL be written in

assumptions, if any, follow from the given

that code?

statement.

(1) 752618

(2) 725618

33. Statement: Politicians become rich by the

(3) 725168

(4) 725681

votes of the people.

36. Find the missing number from the given

Assumptions:

responses.

I. People voice to make politicians rich.

173

(24)

526

II. Politicians become rich by their virtue.

431

(18)

325

(1) Only I is implicit (2) Only II is implicit

253

(?)

471

(3) Both I and II are implicit

(1) 22 (2) 42 (3) 30 (4) 06

(4) Both I and II are not implicit

37. After interchanging and +, 12 and 18,


which one of the following equations becomes

Directions: (34): In the following questions,

correct?

two statements P and Q are given followed

(1)

(2)

by four conclusions I,II, III and IV, you

(3)

(4)

have to consider the two statements to be

38. If SPARK is coded as TQBSL what will be the

true even if they seem to be at variance

code for FLAME?

from commonly known facts. You have to

(1) GMBNF

(2) GNBNF

(3) GMCND

(4) GMBMF

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39. Find out the correct answer for the unsolved

The order in which they are sitting from the first

equation on the basis of the given equations.

row to the last is

If 6 * 5 = 91; 8 * 7 = 69; 10 * 7 = 211;

(1) DECAB

Then 11 * 10 = ?

(4) ABEDC

(1) 331

(2) 993

(3) 678

(4) 845

(2) BACED

(3) ACBDE

44. Little wooden cubes each with a side of one

40. A child is looking for his father. He went 90

inch are put together to form a solid cube with a

meters in the east before turning to his right. He

side of three inches. This big cube is then painted

went 20 meters before turning to his right again

red all over on the outside. When the big cube is

to look for his father at his uncles place 30

broken up into the original little ones, how many

meters from this point. His father was not there.

cubes will have paint on two sides?

From here he went 100 metres to his north

(1) 4

before meeting his father in a street. How far did

45. K is a place which is located 2 km away in the

the son meet his father from the starting point?

north west direction from the capital P. R is

(1) 90m

(4) 140m

another place that is located 2 km away in the

stands for any of

south west direction from K. M is another place

the mathematical signs at different places, which

and that is located 2 km away in the north west

are given as choices under each question. Select

direction from R. T is yet another place that is

the choice with the correct sequence of signs

located 2 km away in the south west direction

which when substituted makes the question a

from M. In which direction is T located in relation

correct equation.

to P?

(2) 100m

(3) 260m

41. In the following question,

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(2) 8

(3) 12

(1) South west

(2) North west

(3) West

(4) North

(4) 0

42. What is the number missing from the third

46. Find out which of the diagrams given in the

target?

alternatives correctly represents the relationship

(1) 45

15

stated in the question.

16

29

Sharks, Whales, Turtles,

49

89

147

(2) 48

(3) 51

(4) 54

43. In a classroom, there are 5 rows, and 5


children A, B, C,D and E are seated one behind
the other in 5 separate rows as follows.
A is sitting behind C, but in front of B.
C is sitting behind E. D is sitting in front of E.

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Directions: (47): In this question among the

50. Which answer figure is the exact mirror

four answer figures, which figure can be

image of the given question figure when the

formed from the cut pieces given below in

mirror is held from the right at PQ?

the question figure.

Question Figures

47. Question Figure

Answer figures

Answer Figures

48. How many triangles are there in the following


figure?
PART B: General Awareness
51. A concave lens always forms an image which
is
(1) Real and erect
(1) 11 (2) 13 (3) 9

(3) Real and inverted (4) Virtual and inverted

(4) 15

49. From the given answer figures, select the one


in

which

the

question

figure

embedded in the same direction


Questions Figures

(2) Virtual and erect

is

hidden

52. A vitamin requires cobalt for its activity. The


vitamin is
(1) Vitamin B 12

(2) Vitamin D

(3) Vitamin B2

(3) Vitamin A

53. One of the constituents of tear gas is


(1) Ethane

(2) Ethanol

(3) Ether

(4) Chloroprene
54. The module of rigidity is the ratio of
Answer Figures

(1) Longitudinal stress to longitudinal strain


(2) Volume stress to volume strain
(3) Shearing stress to shearing strain
(4) tensile stress to tensile strain

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55. The propagation of sound waves in a gas

(3) Ingestion

involves

62. Animals living in three trunks are known as

(1) adiabatic compression and rarefaction

(1) Arbor cal

(2) Volant

(2) Isothermal compression and rarefaction

(3) Amphibious

(4) Aquatic

(3) Isochoric compression and rarefaction

63. Arrange the following in chrome logical order:

(4) Isobaric compression and rarefaction

1. Tughlaqs

56. An atomic clock is based on transition in

4. Ilbari Turks 5. Khiljis

(1) Sodium

(2) Caestum

64.

(3) Magnesium

(4) Aluminum

Independence was written by.

The

(4) Absorption

2. Lodis
book

titled

3. Salyids
The

Indian

57. Plasma membrane in eukaryotic cells is made

(1) Krishna Verma

(2) Madame Cama

up of

(3) B. G. Tilak

(4) V. D. Savarkar

(1) Phospholipids

(2) Lipoprotein

war

of

65. Who was the founder of the servants of India

(3) Phospholipo - Protein

Society?

(4) Phospho Protein

(1) G.K. Gokhale

(2) M.G. Ranande

58. Which one of the following is also called the

(3) B. G. Tilak

(4) Bipin Chandra Pal

power plants of the cell?

66. The term Caste was derived from

(1) Golgi body

(2) Mitochondrion

(1) Portuguese (2) Dutch

(3) Ribosome

(4) Lysosome

(4) English

(3) German

59. What is the chemical name of vinegar?

67. The term Greater India denotes

(1) Citric Acid

(2) Acetic acid

(1) Political unity

(2) Cultural unity

(3) Pyruvic acid

(4) Malic acid

(3) Religious unity

(4) Social unity

60. Which of the following is not a property of

68. Formalized system of trading agreements

heavy water?

with groups of countries is known as

(1) Boiling point of heavy water is lower than

(1) Trading blocks

(2) Trade ventures

that or ordinary water

(3) Trade Partners

(4) Trade organizations

(2) Density of heavy water is higher than that of

69. Mahatma Gandhi was profoundly influenced

ordinary water

by the writings of

(3) Freezing point of heavy water is higher than

(1) Bernard Shaw

(2) Karl Marx

that of ordinary water

(3) Lenin

(4) Leo Tolstoy

(4) It produces corrosion

70. Seismic sea waves which approach the coasts

61. In which of the following processes is energy

at greater force are known as

released?

(1) Tides

(2) Tsunami

(3) Current

(4) Cyclone

(1) Respiration

(2) Photosynthesis

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71. Depression formed due to deflating of winds

(3) Monarchical and Republican

are called

(4) PArlimentary and king

(1) Playas

(2) Yardang

80. Which is an extra Constitutional body?

(3) Ventifacts

(4) Sand dunes

(1) Language Commission

72. The land of maximum biodiversity is

(2) Planning Commission

(1) Tropical

(2) Temperate

(3) Election Commission

(3) Monsoonal

(4) Equatorial

(4) Finance Commission

73. If input frequency of full wave rectifier be n,

81. The prime minster of India is

then output frequency would be

(1) Elected

(2) Appointed

(3) Nominated

(4) Selected

(1)
74.

Heat

(2) n

(3)

transfer

horizontally

(4) 2n
within

the

82. Which is not an All India Service?


(1) Indian Administration service

atmosphere is called
(1) Conduction

(2) Convection

(2) Indian Police Service

(3) Absorption

(4) Advection

(3) Indian Foreign service

75. Indian standard time relates to

(4) Indian Forest service

(1) 75.5 E longitude

83. The forest in Sunderban is called

(2) 82.5E Longitude

(1) Scrub jungle

(3) 90.5 E longitude

(4) 0 longitude

(2) Mangrove

(3) Deciduous forest (4) Tundra

76. Who is rightly called the Father of local self

84. Noise is measured in

government in India?

(1) Watt

(2) REM

(1) Lord mayo

(2) Lord Ripon

(3) Centigrade

(4) Decibel

(3) Lord Curzon

(4) Lord Clive

85. Who among the following captured his third

77. The Directive Principles of state policy was

consecutive National Billiards title in the year

adopted from the

2009?

(1) British constitution

(2) Swiss constitution

(1) Pankaj Advani

(2) Devendra Joshi

(3) U.S. Constitution

(4) Irish constitution

(3) Geet Sethi

(4) Dhruv Sitawala

78. Which is the second nearest star to the Earth

86. The messenger satellite launched by NASA is

after the sun?

to study

(1) Vega

(2) Sirius

(1) Mercury

(3) Proxima Centauri

(4) Alpha Centauri

(4) Jupiter

(2) Venus

(3) Saturn

79. The two forms of democracy are

87. What was the name of the ship that sank

(1) Parliamentary and presidential

near the pradip port in September, 2009 causing

(2) Direct and indirect

an oil spill?

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(1) Red Rose

(2) Black Rose

(1) Perfect competition

(3) White Rose

(3) Green Rose

(2) Monopolistic competition

88. Who among the following has been honored

(3) Duopoly

with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for

95. Price theory is also known as

2007?

(1) Macro Economics

(1) Yash Chopra

(2) Development Economics

(2) UStsad Amjad Ali khan

(3) Public Economics

(3) Marina Dey

(4) Micro Economics

(4) A NAgeshwara Rao

89. An Intelligent terminal


(1)

Has

(4) Oligopoly

96. At present, India is following

microprocessor,

but

cannot

be

(1) fixed exchange rate

programmed by the user

(2) Floating exchange rate

(2) Can Process small data processing jobs, with

(3) Pegged up exchange rate

the use of a larger CPU

(4) Pegged down exchange rate

(3) Interacts with the user in English

97. Who among the following won the ICC

(4) Cannot take data from the user

Cricketer of the year Award for the year 2009?

90. Which one of the following is not a method of

(1) M.S. Dhoni (2) Gautam Gambhir

estimating National Income?

(3) Mitchell Johnson (4) Tillakaratne Dilshan

(1) Expenditure method

(2) Product method

98. The bats can fly in the dark because

(3) Matrix method

(4) Income method

(1) they can see the objects in darkness

91. The monetary policy is India is formulated by

(2) they have weak legs and are likely to be

(1) Central Government

attacked by predators

(2) Industrial Financial Corporation of India

(3) They generate flashes of light

(3) Reserve Bank of India

(4) they generate ultrasonic sound waves

(4) Industrial Development Bank of India

99. What changes will happen to a bowl of ice

92. A short tem government security paper is

and water kept at exactly zero degree Celsius?

called

(1) All ice will melt

(2) All water will happen

(1) Share

(2) Debenture

(3) No change will happen

(3) Mutual fund

(4) Treasury bill

(4) Only some ice will melt

93. WTO Basically promotes

100. National income is the

(1) Financial support

(2) Global peace

(1) Net national product at market price

(3) Unilateral trade

(4) Multilateral trade

(2) Net national product at factor cost

94. Under which marker condition do firms have

(3) Net Domestic product at market price

excess capacity?

(4) Net domestic product at factor cost

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PART C: Numerical Aptitude

111. Two numbers are in the ratio 3:4. Their

101. The H.C.F and L.C.M of two numbers are 8

L.C.M is 84. The greater number is

and 48 respectively. If one of the numbers is 24,

(1) 21

then the other number is

112. A drum of kerosene is

(1) 48
102.

(2) 36
The

greatest

(3) 24
number,

(4) 16
which

when

subtracted from 5834, gives a number exactly


divisible by each of 20, 28, 32 and 35 is
(1) 1120

(2) 4714

104.

full. When 30 liters

kerosene is drawn from it, it remains

full. The

capacity of the drum is


(1) 120l

(1) 3

(2) 135l

(2) 5

(3) 150l

(4) 180l

(3) 24 (4) 40

114.

0, 3, 8, 15, 24, 35, .is


(3) 80

(4) 84

multiplied so as obtain a perfect cube number?

103. The ninth term of the sequence


(2) 70

(3) 28

113. By what least number should 675 be

(3) 5200

(4) 5600

(1) 63

(2) 24

(4) 99

is equal to

(1) 1236
115.

is equal to

(2)

(3) 618

(4) 617

is equal to

(1)

(2)

105. The sum of the series

116.

is simplified to

(1 + 0.6 + 0.06 + 0.006+ 0.0006 + . ) is

(1) 1

(2) 0.1

(1)

117. If a and b are two odd positive integers, by

(1) 0.3

(2) 0.5

(2)

106.
(1) 34

(3) 0.8

(3)

(4) 0.9

(4)

(3) 38

(4) 39

107. A number, when divide by 114, leaves


remainder 21. If the same number is divided by
(2) 2

(3) 7

(2) 0.03

(3) 0.81

(4) 17

(1) 3

always

(3) 8

(4) 12

118. if a = 11 and b = 9, then the value of

(1)

is

(2) 2

(1) 420

(3)

(4) 20
is equal to

(2) 400

(3) 360

(4) 320

120. if a and b be positive integers such that

equal to

, then the value of a is


(2)

110.
(1) -2

(2) 6

119.
(4) 0.081

109. The number 0.121212. in the form

(1)

(4) 10

is

108. The square root of 0.09 is


(1) 0.30

(4)

divisible?

19, then the remainder will be


(1) 1

(3) 0.001

which of the following integers is

Is equal to
(2) 36

(3)

(3)

(4)

then x is equal to
(2) 2

(3) -1

(4) 1

(1) 19

(2) 20

(3) 9

(4) 10

121. If the ratio of cost price and selling price of


an article be as 10:11 the percentage of profit is
(1) 8

(2) 10

(3) 11

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122. A manufacturer marked an article at Rs. 50

130. Two successive price increases of 10% and

and sold it allowing 20% is discount. If his profit

10% of an article are equivalent to a single price

was 25% then the cost price of the article was

increase of

(1) Rs. 40

(1)19%

(2) Rs. 25

(3) Rs. 32

(4) Rs. 30

131.

123. A shopkeeper earns a profit of 12% on


selling a book at 10% discount on the printed
price. The ratio of the cost price and the printed
(1) 45:56

(2) 45:51

(4) 22%

then x is equal to

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

132. An equilateral triangle of side 6 cm has its


(in

(3) 47:56

(1)

(4) 47:51
By selling

(3) 21%

corners cut off to form a regular hexagon. Area

price of the book is

124.

(2) 20%

bicycle for Rs.

2,850

shopkeeper gains 14%. If the profit is reduced to

) of this regular hexagon will be


(2)

(3)

(4)

133. The length (in meters) of the longest road


that can be put in a room of dimensions

8, then the selling price will be

is

(1) Rs. 2,600

(2) Rs. 2, 700

(1)

(3) Rs. 2, 800

(4) Rs. 3,000

134. If Rs. 1000 is divided between A and B in

(2) 15

(3)

125. By selling an article, a man makes a profit

the ratio 3:2 then A will receive

of 25% of its selling price. His profit per cent is

(1) Rs. 400

(1) 20

(4) Rs. 800

(2) 25

(3)

(4)

(2) Rs. 500

(4)

(3) Rs. 600

126. If As income is 50% less than that of Bs.

135. What must be added to each term of the

Then Bs income is what per cent more than that

ratio 7:11 so as to make it equal to 3:4?

of A?

(1) 8

(1) 125

(2) 100

(3) 75

(4) 50

(2) 7.5

(3) 6.5

(4) 5

136. A sum of money at compound interest

127. 1.14 expressed as a percent of 139 of

doubles itself in 15 years. It will become eight

(1) 6%

times of itself in

(2) 10%

(3) 60%

(4) 90%

128. Two natural numbers are in the ratio 3:5

(1) 45 years (2) 48 years (3) 54 years

and their product is 2160. The smaller of the

(4) 60 years

numbers is

137. Buses start from a bus terminal with a

(1) 36
129. If
(1) 9:20

(2) 24
of

(3) 18

(4) 12

What is the speed of a man coming from the

of B, then A:B is
(2) 20:9

(3) 4:5

speed of 20 km/hr at intervals of 10 minutes.

(4) 5:4

opposite direction towards the bus terminal if he


meets the buses at intervals of 8 minutes?
(1) 3 km/hr

(2) 4 km/hr

(3) 5 km/hr

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(4) 7 km / hr

145. By walking at

138. If the circumference of a circle is decreased

reaches his office 20 minutes later than his usual

by 50% then the percentage of decrease in its

time. The usual time taken by him to reach his

area is

office is

(1) 25

(2) 50

(3) 60

(4) 75

of his usual speed, a man

(1) 75 minutes

(2) 60 minutes

139. At what per cent per annum will a sum of

(3) 40 minutes

(4) 30 minutes

Rs.

146. A can complete a piece of work in 18 days,

1000

amount

to

Rs.

1,102,50years

at

compound interest?
(1) 5

B in 20 days and C in 30 days, B and C together

(2) 5.5

(3) 6

(4) 6.5

start the work and are forced to leave after2

140. What annual payment will discharge of debt

days. The time taken by A alone to complete the

of Rs. 6450 due in 4 years at 5% per annum

remaining work is

simple interest?

(1) 10 days

(2) 12 days

(3) 15 days

(1) Rs. 1400

(2) Rs. 1500

(4) 16 days

(3) Rs. 1550

(4) Rs. 1600

147. A train, 300m long, passed a man walking

141. The average of the first 100 positive

along the line in the same direction at the rate of

integers is

3 km/hr in 33 seconds. The speed of the train is

(1) 100

(2) 51

(3) 50.5

(4) 49.5
142. In a family, the average age of a father and
a mother is 35 years. The average age of the
father, mother and their only son is 27 years.
What is the age of the son?
(1) 12 years

(2) 11 years

(3) 10.5 years

(4) 10 years

per day?
(3) RS. 16100

(4) Rs. 17,100

(3)

(4)

Directions (148 150): The pie chart given


here, represents the number of valid votes
election for school leadership. The total

day, how much would 7 men and13 women earn


(2) Rs. 11700

(2) 32 km/h

obtained by four students who contested

143. If 5 men or 7 women can earn Rs. 5250 per

(1) RS. 11,600

(1) 30 km/hr

number of valid votes polled was 720.


Observe the chart and answer the questions
based on it.
paramjeet
100

144. If A and B together can complete a piece of


work in 15 days in how many days can A alone

120

80
60

yasin
sivaraman
viswanath

complete the work?


(1) 60

(2) 45

(3) 40

(4) 30

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148. What was the minimum number of votes

suggested for each question. Choose the

obtained by any candidate?

correct alternative out of the four.

(1) 100

(2) 110

(3) 120

(4) 130

156. The hotel was not too expensive,

149. What was the winner?

(1) was it?

(2) Wasnt it?

(1) Sivaraman

(2) Paramajeet

(3) Is it?

(4) isnt it?

(3) YAsin

(4) Vishwanath

157. Like humans, zoo animals must have a

150. By how many votes did the winner defeat

dentist _______ their teeth.

his nearest rival?

(1) fill

(1) 40

(2) 45

(3) 48

(4) 50

(2) filled

(3) filling

(4) to be filled
158. It was very kind of you to do the washing

PART D: English Comprehension

up nut you ___ it.

Directions: (151- 155): In the following

(1) didnt have to do

questions,

(3) mightnt have done

some

of

the

sentences

have

(2) hadnt to do

errors and some have none. Find out which

(4) mustnt have done

part of a sentence has an error. The number

159. He went ___ sea alone

of that part is your answer. Your answer is

(1) in

(4) i.e., no error.

160. The ______ of our civilization from an

151. He is a university professor (1) / but of his

agricultural society to todays complex industrial

three sons (2) /neither has any merit (3) / no

world was accompanied by war

error (4)

(1) adjustment

152. After knowing truth, (1) / they took the

(3) Route

right decision (2) / in the matter (3) / no error

Directions: (161 165): In the following

(4)

questions

153. It is time you (1) / decide on your next (2) /

meaning to the given word.

course of action (3) / no error (4)

161. FLORID

154. He who has suffered most (1) / for the

(1) weak

(2) Pale

cause. (2) / let him speak (3) / no error (4)

(3) Monotonous

(4) Ugly

155. A cup of coffee (1) / is an excellent

162. VERITY

complement (2) / to smoked salmon. (3) / no

(1) Sanctity

(2) Reverence

error (4)

(3) Falsehood

(4) Rarity

Directions:

(156

160):

Sentences

are

(2) to

(3) into

(4) on

(2) Migration

(4) Metamorphosis
choose

the

word

opposite

163. PERSPICUITY

given with blanks to be filled in with an

(1) vagueness

(2) Dullness

appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are

(3) Unfairness

(4) Unwillingness

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164. FERVENT

171. Obviously he isnt cut up to be a good

(1) In excitable

(2) Enduring

teacher.

(3) Dispassionate

(4) Subdued

(1) Cut out

165. MEANDERING
(1) Sliding

(2) Cut in

(3) Cut for

(4) No improvement

(2) Sloping

(3) Strained

172. Power got with money is the most craved

(4) Straight

for today.

Directions: (166 170): In the following

(1) Sought after (2) Wished for

questions

(3) Welcomed for

out

of

the

four

alternatives,

(4) No improvement

choose the one which best express the

173. The brown shirt wants washing

meaning of the given word.

(1) Has to wash (2) Is in need of a wash

166. LUXRIANT

(3) Requires a wash (4) No improvement

(1) Luxury loving

(2) Lovely

174. You are asked to copy this letter word by

(3) Rich

(4) Abundant

word.

167. CANTANKEROUS

(1) Word for word

(2) Word with word

(1) Cancerous

(2) Ferocious

(3) Word to word

(4) No improvement

(3) Quarrelsome

(4) Fissiparous

175. 0The weak man is a slave to his sensuous

168. ONUS

pleasures.

(1) Sadness

(2) Happiness

(1) Sensory

(3) Responsibility

(4) Criticism

(4) No improvement

169. DERSION

(2) Sensual

(3) Secondary

Directions (176 180): In the following

(1) Humiliation

(2) Embarrassment

questions.

(3) Ridicule

(4) Condemnation

choose the one which can be substituted for

170. TRITE

Out

of

the

four

alternatives,

the given words / sentence.

(1) Commonplace

(2) Clever

176. An understand device resorted to in order to

(3) Brief

(4) Impudent

justify misconduct.

Directions: (171 175): In the following

(1) Subterfuge

(2) Manoetive

questions a part of the sentence is bold.

(3) Stratagem

(4) Complicity

Below are given alternatives to the bold part

177. Impossible to describe

at (1), (2) and (3) which may improve the

(1) Miraculous

(2) Ineffable

sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In

(3) Stupendous

(4) Appalling

case no improvement is needed. You answer

178. One who criticizes popular beliefs which he

is (4)

thinks is mistaken or unwise


(1) Philistine

(2) Iconoclast

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(3) Imposter

(4) Cannibal

P. But after the British rule, it faced many

179. Detaining and confining someone

changes.

(1) Interruption

(2)Interrogation

Q. It went on for centuries with the same glory.

(3) Interment

(4) Internment

R. English as the medium of instruction had a

180. Science of the races of mankind

very great response.

(1) Genealogy

(2) Epistemology

S. One of the changes was the introduction of

(3) Ethnology

(4) Sociology

English as the medium of instruction

Directions: (181 185): In the following

6. As the Britishers left we had a complexity of

questions, groups of four words are given.

opinions regarding English

In each group, one word is correctly spelt.

(1) PQRS

Find the correctly spelt word.

(4) SRPQ

181. (1) Collaborate

(2) Comemorate

187. 1. It is easy to criticize the people at the

(3) Colate

(4) choclate

helm, for the slow progress in every field.

182. (1) circuiteous

(2) Clairvoyant

P. We are well aware that the intellectuals are

(3) Chivelery

(4) Cavelcade

leaving

183. (1) Severety

(2) Sovereignity

opportunities.

(3) Superiorty

(4) Serenity

Q. Then question remains unanswered because

184. (1) Cummulative

(2) comemmorative

our country cannot show opportunities to the

(3) Accummulative

(4) Accommodative

intellectuals

185. (1) benediction

(2) besmerch

R. Then, what about the obligation to the

(3) Beneficent

(4) benevolence

Motherland?

(2) QPSR

our

country

(3) PQSR

for

better

employment

S. First, we should ask ourselves as to what is


Directions: (186 190): In the following
questions, the 1

st

and the last sentences of

happening to the young intellectuals in India.


6. This situation of Brain Drain leads to a

the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest

variety of problems

of the passage is split into four parts and

(1) PSQR

named P. Q. R, and S. These four parts are

(4) SPRQ

not given in their proper order. Read the

188. 1. It is the responsibility of parents to teach

sentence and find out which of the four

the young moral values in life

combinations

p. Many children take advantage of their parents

is

correct.

Then

find

the

correct answer.
186.

1.

beginning.

Education

(2) RPSQ

(3) PSRQ

busy schedule.
in

India

had

glorious

Q. This results in childrens ignorance of social


values

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R. The reason behind it is that parents are quite

S. Then he put on mittens and boots of deerskin

busy nowadays

to protect his hands and feet from the cold

S. Nowadays parents spend very meager time

6. Finally he picked up the gun he had cleaned so

with children.

carefully the day before.

6. As such, the society is going away from the

(1) PQRS

value system.

(4) QRPS

(1) SRPQ

(2) PQRS

(2) QPRS

(3) PRSQ

(3) SQRP

(4) SPQR

Directions (191 195): In the following

189. 1. The man who does his duty without any

question, a sentence has been given in

selfish desire for fruit may be called a sanyasi as

Active voice / passive voice, out of the four

well as yogi.

alternatives suggested, select the one which

P. The man who has achieved much evenness of

best

temper

Passive / Active Voice.

will

be

serene,

because

his

mere

expresses

the

same

sentence

in

thoughts are changed with the strength of action.

191. They have made a film based on this novel

Q. He would practice yoga, i.e., evenness of

(1) A film was based on this novel and made

temper and cannot but perform action.

(2) A film have been made based on this novel

R. The root of the matter is that one should not

(3) A film, based on this novel has been made

allow his mind to fit from object of desire to

(4) A film has been based and made on this novel

another and from that to a third.

192. The people couldnt move me to the hospital

S. But he who abstains from action altogether is

and the doctor operated on me at home.

only an idler.

(1) I couldnt be moved to the hospital and was

6. A yogi is one who is not attached to his objects

operated on at home by the doctor.

of sense or to action and whose mind has ceased

(2) I couldnt be moved to the hospital and I had

to roam restlessly.

to be operated on at home.

(1) SRQP

(2) RQPS

(3) QRSP

(3) I couldnt be moved to the hospital and I was

(4) PRSQ

operated at home by the doctor.

190. 1. This was an important day for Al at took.

(4) I couldnt be moved to the hospital by the

P. It was a cold day, but Al at took would be

people and operated on at home.

warm

193. Why did he deprive you of the membership?

Q. For the first time he was going to hunt seals

(1) Why you were deprived of the membership?

alone.

(2) Why were you deprived of his membership by

R. First he put on his fur lined jacket

him?
(3) Why was he deprived of his membership?

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(4) Why were you deprived of your membership

precision of a mathematical formula. Besides,

by him?

they save time, for it is much more economical to

194. The news has been brought to us by him

name a process than to describe it. Thousands of

(1) He brought us the news.

these technical terms are very properly included

(2) He has brought us the news

in every large dictionary, yet, as a whole, they

(3) He was brought the news to us

are

(4) We brought the news to him.

language than actually within its borders.

rather

195. Not a word was spoken by the criminal in

on

the

Different
in

outskirts

occupations,

the

the

English

however,

widely

(1) The criminal spoke not a word in self

vocabularies. In trades and handicrafts and other

defence

vocations like farming and flashing that have

(2) The criminal in self defence spoke no word.

occupied great numbers of men from remote

(3) The criminal did not speak a word in self

times, the technical vocabulary is very old. An

defence

average

(4) The criminal spoke in self defence not a

vocabulary. The special dialects of law, medicine,

word

divinity and philosophy have become familiar to

now

uses

of

their

differ

self defense

man

character

of

these

in

special

his

own

cultivated persons.
Directions: (196 200): In the following

196. Special words used in technical discussion

passage, you have one brief passage with 5

(1) may become part of common speech

questions following the passage. Read the

(2) Never last long

passage

(3) Should resemble mathematical formula

carefully

and

choose

the

best

answer to each question out of the four

(4) Should be confined to scientific fields

alternatives.

197. The writer of this article is


PASSAGE

(1) a scientific

(2) a politician

Every profession or trade, every art and every

(3) A linguist

(4) A businessman

science has its technical vocabulary, the function

198. This passage is primarily concerned with

of

(1) Various occupations and professions

which

is

partly

to

designate

things

or

processes which have no names in ordinary

(2) Technical terminology

English and partly to secure greater exactness in

(3) Scientific undertakings

nomenclature. Such special dialects or jargons

(4) A new language

are necessary in technical discussion of any kind.

199. It is true that

Being universally understood by the devotees of

(1) Various professions and occupations often

the particular science or art, they have the

interchange words

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(2) There is always a non technical word that

77. (4)

78. (3)

79. (1)

80. (2)

may be substituted for the technical word

81. (2)

82. (3)

83. (2)

84. (4)

(3) The average man often uses in his own

85. (1)

86. (1)

87. (1)

88. (3)

vocabulary what was once technical language not

89. (1)

90. (3)

91. (3)

92. (4)

meant for him

93. (4)

94. (2)

95. (4)

96. (2)

(4) Everyone is interested in scientific findings

97. (3)

98. (4)

99. (3)

100. (2)

200. In recent years, there has been a marked

101. (4)

102. (2)

103. (3)

104. (3)

increase in the number of technical terms in the

105. (1)

106. (2)

107. (2)

108. (1)

nomenclature of

109. (3)

110. (3)

111. (3)

112.(4)

113. (2)

114. (1)

115. (2)

116. (1)

117. (3)

118. (1)

119. (2)

120. (4)

121.(2)

122. (3)

123. (1)

124. (2)

125. (4)

126. (2)

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128. (1)

129. (4)

130. (3)

131. (2)

132. (3)

133. (2)

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138. (2)

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145. (2)

146. (3)

147. (4)

148. (3)

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153. (2)

154. (3)

155. (4)

156. (1)

157. (1)

158. (4)

159. (2)

160. (4)

161. (2)

162. (3)

163. (1)

164. (3)

165. (4)

166. (4)

167. (3)

168. (3)

169. (3)

170. (1)

171. (1)

172. (4)

173. (3)

174. (1)

175. (2)

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177. (2)

178. (2)

179. (4)

180. (3)

181. (1)

182. (2)

183. (4)

184. (4)

185. (4)

186. (2)

187. (4)

188 (1)

189. (1)

190. (2)

191. (3)

192. (1)

193. (4)

194. (2)

195. (3)

196. (3)

197. (3)

198. (2)

199. (3)

200. (4)

(1) Farming

(2) Fishing

(3) Sports

(4) Government
Answer key:
1. (3)

2. (1)

3. (1)

4. (3)

5. (3)

6. (2)

7. (4)

8. (2)

9. (4)

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22. (1)

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24. (2)

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30. (3)

31. (2)

32. (1)

33. (4)

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35. (2)

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63. (4)

64. (4)

65. (1)

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67. (2)

68. (1)

69.(4)

70. (2)

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72. (1)

73. (4)

74. (2)

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